Sunday, 19 January, 2020

Kimball to consolidate manufacturing

Workplace furniture manufacturer Kimball International is to consolidate its manufacturing operations and implement a company-wide approach to all corporate business…

Mutschler named Chairman as FireKing acquired

Office products industry veteran Jay Mutschler has been named Non-executive Chairman of FireKing International following the company’s acquisition by Champlain…

NY dealer rebrands

New York state independent dealer FM Office Express – which also owns Stevens Office Interiors – has consolidated its businesses…

Herman Miller Q2 below expectations

Softer-than-expected order patterns led to Herman Miller’s second quarter sales coming in below expectations, CEO Andi Owen admitted yesterday. Speaking…

Steelcase impresses in Q3

Workplace furniture leader Steelcase reported a strong set of results in its third quarter and remains optimistic for its prospects…

Herman Miller names new Retail leader

Workplace furniture leader Herman Miller has appointed Debbie Propst as President of its Retail division. Propst joins Herman Miller from…

Antalis and DAMS pick up Integra awards

Distributor Antalis and office furniture supplier DAMS were recognised by dealer group Integra Business Solutions at its recent annual conference.…

Same-store sales fall at OfficeMate

Thailand’s leading office supplies reseller OfficeMate reported a 2.4% decrease in same-store sales from its 75 outlets during the third…

Takkt to reorganise

Business supplies and MRO reseller Takkt has announced a significant group transformation plan that will see it reorganise around two…

Messe Frankfurt marketplace goes live | Supreme Court turns down Staples request | Saligram...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. Messe Frankfurt B2B platform goes live Messe Frankfurt has…

Healthcare drives Kimball’s Q1 sales

Workplace furniture vendor Kimball has reported strong double-digit growth in the healthcare vertical as organic company sales edged up by…

Assmann continues UK expansion

Germany-based workplace furniture maker Assmann recently opened its third showroom in the UK. In mid-October, the company inaugurated a 700…

Herman Miller takes 100% stake in Naughtone

Herman Miller has acquired the remaining 50% of Naughtone it didn’t already own to take full control of the UK-based…

Ergotron appoints EMEA Managing Director

Ergonomic workplace furniture vendor Ergotron has named of Paul Zuidema as Managing Director of its EMEA subsidiary. Zuidema brings 30…

Supplies business stabilising, says HNI

HON and Allsteel brand owner HNI has said its office furniture supplies-driven business should grow in the double digits in…

Global’s Jon Abraham passes away

OPI is saddened to learn of the recent death of Jon Abraham, President of leading US office furniture supplier Global,…

Big sustainability news from HP | Amazon shrugs off unsafe product claims | Jan/san...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the web. HP makes significant sustainability announcements At its Innovation Summit…

Takkt to cut costs after weak Q3

European and North American business supplies reseller Takkt has said it will carry out “structural cost adjustments” in the fourth…

Amazon continues small business focus | New dealer for AOPD | ECI executives honoured...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. Amazon continues small business push Amazon in the US…

Benelux Office Products Awards winners revealed

ACCO, Fellowes and COLOP were among the winners at this year’s Benelux Office Products Awards that were presented last week.…

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Clover unleashed

OPI catches up with Clover Imaging President Eric Martin after the company’s acquisition by its executive management team and Norwest…